Highly Sensitive

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How HSPs Thrive Through Connection with Nature 

Hello. Tammy here, your friendly nature enthusiast and advocate for all things high sensory. Today, I want to dive into something near and dear to my heart: the powerful bond between highly sensing people (HSPs) and Mother Nature. Let’s start with a little background. For those who might be new to the concept, highly sensing …

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Listening to Your Body’s Wisdom: A Path to Holistic Health

Last week I shared a summary and thoughts on Elaine Aron’s article about High Sensitivity and Health, highlighting the importance of decreasing our stress responses. This remains key to enhancing our immune systems and staying healthy. Another very important piece of navigating the landscape of our health is listening to and honoring our intuition, our …

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The Intricate Dance of High Sensitivity and Health

You may have seen articles on the web regarding the health challenges faced by Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs). Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and migraines often feature prominently in these. In her most recent article, Dr. Elaine Aron seeks to unravel the complex relationship between high sensitivity and physical health. If you’re highly sensing (my preferred term), …

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overwhelmed

From Overwhelmed to Calm and Joyful

“I should… …not be so reactive.” …be able to handle a full day’s challenges and still have energy left for everyone in the evening.” …be perfect.” …be able to get more done each day.” …be able to manage my job, my household and my kids without getting overwhelmed.” …be a better parent/partner.” Do you find yourself …

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H.A.L.T.! A Tool for Minimizing Overwhelm

Managing emotions and minimizing overwhelm can be challenging for the highly sensing. As we prepare to head into the ‘holiday season’, this seems like a good time to focus on this, and develop and practice some tools for helping ourselves prepare and cope, and maybe avoid some of that overwhelm so common for the season. …

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biases

Unconscious Biases, Equality and Inclusion

What are your biases? We can think we don’t have them, but we definitely do. It seems that we’ve never been in a more divergent, divisive space in our country. “Can’t we all just get along?” seems to be a Utopian thought/question at this point. Discrimination and bias continue to permeate various aspects of society, …

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